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--no-ri --no-rdoc solution results in DL deprecated please use fiddle, when installing Rails. Please help!

I'm having Rails install problems. I followed the install instructions exactly from Jason's video but the install hangs when it gets to installing ri documentation. I closed the cmd editor and retried, uninstalling and reinstalling rails. I then tried the install with no-ri and no-rdoc. It said it installed successfully but only 1 gem, whereas in the treehouse video it looks like Jason has 27 gems?

Anyway I tried to create a test app and then got the error DL Deprecated please use fiddle???

Is this possibly because i am on a netbook that cant handle rails?

Thanks in advance!

7 Answers

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

DL is deprecated please use fiddle is not an error. Its just a warning common to running ruby 2.0.0 on windows. see this post for more info

Yeah I see. However the next stage in the video is to create a testapp and then change directory to this testapp to check everything is working correctly. I am not able to do this. It generates a message that says </config/secrets.yml? [ynaqdh] cd testapp.

Any solution to this would e greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Rob

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

so you ran the new command

$ rails new testapp

correct?

did that give you any errors?

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

oh I see. it looks like that message it spits out is a prompt. so try running

$ rails new testapp

then press y for yes

I ran it without the dollar sign.

I just reopened the cmd prompt. typed cd documents. then $ rails new testapp. says the $ is not a recognised command.

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

the $ is just used to symbolize the end of the prompt as this is what is most commonly used on most systems (so you know oyu are supposed to run these commands at the command line) . you arent suppose to include it in commands. Sorry I didnt make that clear. on windows the end of your prompt is >, while on unix based systems its $

ok thanks for your help Stone. I will try to do this tomorrow. If I'm stuck ill give you a more detailed synopsis of exactly what I did with error messages etc. Alternatively I'll just throw my laptop out of the window.

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

the window idea is probably your safest bet.

cheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeers!

Stone... I'm riding Ruby on Rails! Was only kidding about the aerial laptop solution, had some interruptions here external from the matrix.

Thanks for your help.

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

awesome glad you got it working